Faculty & Research

Faculty Profiles

The Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty is deeply involved in the most critical issues in education, from examining how changes in the economy are redefining a good basic education to exploring the fundamental questions about early childhood learning and development.

These Faculty Profiles provide background on HGSE faculty and their research interests, including contact information, course listings, and where available, lists of publications, awards, professional associations, and research projects. Many profiles also contain links to faculty research sites.

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HGSE lecturer Josephine Kim

HGSE lecturer Josephine Kim

Since the spring 2007 slayings at Virginia Tech, Lecturer and National Certified Counselor Josephine Kim has been working to raise awareness of mental health issues that affect Korean-American student populations.

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It Stems from Algebra

It Stems from Algebra

In their new research project, Professor Chris Dede and Assistant Professor Jon Star are using three technology-based activities, all rooted in algebra, once called the "new civil right" by one algebra advocate.

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Senior Lecturer Joe Blatt

Senior Lecturer Joe Blatt

"Sesame Street was the first national television series to feature a fully integrated cast: the hosts were an African American couple, and their neighbors were a mix of other ethnic groups."

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Professor David Perkins

Professor David Perkins

Growing up, Professor David Perkins wasn't especially good at baseball.Yet it was America's national pastime that Perkins turned to when he started writing his recent book, Making Learning Whole.

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Professor Jerry Murphy

Professor Jerry Murphy

"I discovered at Harvard a whole new side of myself -- I was a halfway decent researcher. I also discovered that I knew a lot about practice and really liked writing about the everyday reality of how things actually worked."

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